“Soul Clap its Hands and Sing”: In Flames: Doireann Ní Ghríofa (poet) &...

24 May 19:00 - 20:30 24 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Dublin Dublin
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Bilingual poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa presents a series of new poems, where each poem ignites a fire. In a live performance of poetry with sonic landscape by internationally...   More info

Poet and memoirist Patrick Deeley in conversation with historian Paul Rouse

12 Jun 19:00 - 20:30 12 Jun 19:00 - 20:30 - Dublin Dublin
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Patrick Deeley’s much-lauded memoir The Hurley-Maker’s Son begins on a train journey home to rural Galway in the 1970s: his giant of a father had been felled, the hurley-making...   More info

“Soul Clap its Hands and Sing”: Mary O’Malley (poet) & Tommy Keane...

28 Jun 19:00 - 20:30 28 Jun 19:00 - 20:30 - Dublin Dublin
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Playing the Octopus is more than just a metaphor for how hard it is to play the pipes: it’s also the title of Mary O’Malley’s most recent collection of poems. It seemed obvious...   More info

Blake Morrison in conversation with Sam Miller

11 Sep 19:00 - 20:30 11 Sep 19:00 - 20:30 - Dublin Dublin
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The relationship between fathers and sons binds these two award-winning writers. When Karl Miller the great literary critic, editor, and founder of the London Review of Books died...   More info

Colette Bryce (poet) and Bronagh Gallagher (singer/songwriter)

27 Sep 19:00 - 20:30 27 Sep 19:00 - 20:30 - Dublin Dublin
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Channel 4 viewers will, we hope, forgive us for calling Colette and Bronagh the other Derry Girls . Both artists have earned the highest international acclaim: Colette received...   More info

Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill in conversation with Jim Lucey

09 Oct 19:00 - 20:30 09 Oct 19:00 - 20:30 - Dublin Dublin
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Professor Jim Lucey, Medical Director of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, Dublin, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity College, is a well-known advocate of poetry’s...   More info

Peter Fallon (poet), Oisín & Saramai Leech...

25 Oct 19:00 - 20:30 25 Oct 19:00 - 20:30 - Dublin Dublin
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Poet Peter Fallon, Oisín Leech of The Lost Brothers and singer-songwriter Saramai Leech are regular collaborators, bound as much by a mutual admiration of each other’s work as by...   More info

Nessa O’Mahony (poet) & Dermot McLaughlin (fiddle)

08 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 08 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Dublin Dublin
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If ever anyone could be described as having many strings to their bow, then bad pun or none, it’s definitely Dermot McLaughlin. He spends his working hours consulting on strategy...   More info

Poet John F Deane in conversation with theologian Gina Menzies

13 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 13 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - Dublin Dublin
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The subtitle of John F Deane’s Give Dust a Tongue describes it as A Faith and Poetry Memoir . This is entirely fitting, given that faith and spirituality are such core components...   More info


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